Boston Post Cane

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In 1909 the Boston Post newspaper gave mahogany canes to several towns in Massachusetts. The cane was to be kept in the possesion of oldest person in the town.

See articles below

  • "Another Tradition Vanishing", Eagle Tribune, January 9, 1998
  • "We All Need Something to Lean On", Andover Townsman, July 29, 2004
Another Tradition Vanishing, Eagle Tribune, January 9, 1998, .....click to enlarge
Another Tradition Vanishing, Eagle Tribune, January 9, 1998, .....click to enlarge
Another Tradition Vanishing, page 2 .....click to enlarge
Another Tradition Vanishing, page 2 .....click to enlarge
We All Need Something to Lean On, Andover Townsman, July 29, 2004.....click to enlarge
We All Need Something to Lean On, Andover Townsman, July 29, 2004.....click to enlarge




--Eleanor 15:31, May 16, 2006 (EDT

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